Which statement is true about the equations –3x + 4y = 12 and 1/4x – 1/3y = 1? A. The system of the equations has exactly one soluti

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Which statement is true about the equations –3x + 4y = 12 and 1/4x – 1/3y = 1?
A. The system of the equations has exactly one solution at (–8, 3).
B. The system of the equations has exactly one solution at (–4, 3).
C. The system of the equations has no solution; the two lines are parallel.
D. The system of the equations has an infinite number of solutions represented by either equation.

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Charlie 2 weeks 2021-09-12T09:49:48+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-12T09:51:04+00:00

    Answer:

    Option C. The system of the equations has no solution; the two lines are parallel.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    we have

    -3x+4y=12 —–> equation A

    (1/4)x-(1/3)y=1 —-> equation B

    Multiply equation B by -12 both sides

    -12*[(1/4)x-(1/3)y]=1*(-12)

    -3x+4y=-12 —-> equation C

    Compare equation A and equation C

    The lines are parallel , but the y-intercepts are different

    therefore

    The system has no solution

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